07th Aug : News Express 24 :-
Asian Games 2018: India’s World Champion Weightlifter Meerabai Chanu, who is suffering from back injury, has withdrawn from the upcoming Asian Games. She has taken this decision due to her back pain due to her back pain. The head coach of India, Vijay Sharma, was quoted as saying that she could face the competition. Later, on Tuesday, Meerabai Chanu decided to withdraw from Asian tournaments. Secretary of Indian Weightlifting Federation Sahdev Yadav informed about this.
Owing to a backache, Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu pulls out of 18th edition of Asian Games
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Tokico was told that he thought of withdrawing from the competition because he was determined to qualify for the Olympics. Meerabai Chanu is suffering from back pain since May. It has not been up to yet. A report has been submitted to the Weightlifting Federation. Vijay Sharma, the coach of the team, said yesterday that the decision will be taken by the federation. There are few days left for the Asian Games. Meerabai, who is suffering from a back injury in such a situation, it is not appropriate to take heavy weight. It can be influenced by the Olympic qualifying tournament, and ultimately, the Olympic Games are more important than Asian events, “Sharma said.
World championship competition is going on in Ashgabat in November. This will be the first tournament to be eligible for the Olympics.